Recipe: BBQ Blue Cheese and Apple Burgers

 Bluecheeseburger500px

Ingredients:

  • 750g quality minced chuck steak 
  • 1 soft, round lettuce
  • 1 punnet of cress
  • 2 Braeburn or Cos apples
  • 120g blue cheese
  • Fresh rosemary
  • Olive oil
  • 4 brioche burger buns
  • American mustard
  • Sea salt
  • Cracked black pepper

Method:

  • Divide the mince into 4 portions before adding chopped rosemary. Work each portion into a ball in your hands for a few minutes to melt the fat and mould them into a relatively smooth, round patty. Make them slightly bigger than your bun as they will shrink when cooked.
  • Place them on a tray, cover with cling film and chill in the fridge. Meanwhile preheat BBQ to high.
  • Prepare toppings by washing and cutting the lettuce leaves and cress. Slice the apples and crumble the blue cheese into chunks and put to one side.
  • Grill the burgers for around 4 minutes on each side if you want to serve them medium-rare. Cook for a few minutes longer for a well-done burger.
  • Once the burgers are cooked to your liking, top each with blue cheese and pop them under the grill for a couple of minutes until the cheese has melted.
  • Halve and toast the buns under the grill before building the burgers. First layer the salad leaves and apples onto the bun, followed by a good drizzle of mustard.
  • Put the burgers on to the bun and top with the cress (add a chilli relish for an extra twist if you like). Place the bun tops on and serve straight away.
  • Tuck in and enjoy!

 

Top tip

Our Restaurant Development Manager, Adriano Trebbi, recommends seasoning your burgers as they are being cooked to keep the juices and flavour in.

MKTNG 10462 Widgets For Online 217X45px Online